Telephone Meaning and Definition


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Telephone meaning

Word: Telephone

How to pronounce: ˈtelɪfəʊn

Noun

Definitions:

1. A system for transmitting voices over a distance using wire or radio, by converting acoustic vibrations to electrical signals.

2. A game in which a sentence or phrase becomes distorted by being passed along to the next person in a whisper.

Example sentences: "Stories are put out just like this one and a virtual game of telephone begins."

Transitive verb

Definitions:

1. Contact (someone) using the telephone.

Example sentences: "He telephoned his wife at 9.30"


Synonyms:

tel

phone

telephone apparatus

dial

call

ring


Derivations:

telephonic

telephoning

telephony

telephonist

telephoned


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Telephone in Other Languages...

Spanish: Teléfono

German: Telefon

French: Téléphone

Italian: Telefonico

Turkish: Telefon


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